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Career Center
University of Mississippi


Student Employment

Spring 2023 All-Majors Career Expo and Internship Fair held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at Student Union Ballroom. Photo by Srijita Chattopadhyay/ Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Job Location and Development Program

The Job Location and Development Program (JLD), a program partially funded by the federal government, helps students obtain part-time, off-campus employment in the Oxford area. Local businesses contact the Career Center to advertise listings for part-time jobs. Positions are posted within our career management system, Handshake.

To prepare for the job search and discuss best practices, schedule an appointment with a staff member by logging in to Handshake by clicking HERE.

Follow these instructions to schedule your appointment!

  1. After logging in to Handshake, click “Career Center” from the top menu bar.
  2. Click “Appointments”
  3. Click “Schedule a New Appointment”
  4. Book your appointment!


Federal Work-Study Program

Part-time employment of 10-15 hours per week is available to undergraduates who demonstrate financial need.  Jobs are provided in (1) campus departments or (2) at approved off-campus sites for the Family Literacy Project (where students are placed as reading or math tutors in local schools and non-profit child care facilities).  If you are approved for Work-Study, you can choose from a variety of open jobs, or contact any department on campus to see if they would be willing to hire you as under the program.  The federal government subsidizes the wages, which makes these opportunities very affordable for the employer.

Other Student Employment

How to find jobs on campus.

Option No. 1

A good place to start is to visit the departments where you would like to work. Ask the people in charge if they have any openings for Student Employment or Work-Study and if you can complete a job application.

Option No. 2

Visit to view any student job openings. For more information about student jobs on the University of Mississippi campus, please visit